Release Manager

| Greater NYC Area
Zipari is a technology start-up company based in DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY. Our mission is to disrupt the insurance industry by introducing consumer-centric solutions powered by data analytics. We encourage all candidates to apply if shaping the future of a growing company, investing in our culture, and solving complex challenges interests you. The Zipari team members have strong work ethics, believe in what Zipari is building, and are committed to achieving company goals. Our team has foodies, talented musicians, artists, and a mix of other unique elements that make us one: The Zipari team!

What You'll Be Doing

  • Interfacing with Zipari internal teams across all functions to engage in release management activities to ensure high quality, predictable releases for both product development and client configuration lifecycles
  • Conducting Release Readiness reviews, Milestones reviews and Release Go/No-Go reviews 
  • Leading and coordinating release and deployment activities, including execution of deployment plans and checklists to ensure release, deploy and configuration activities are managed
  • Participating in cross-function Change Governance Board(CGB) meetings to align release scope, status, interdependencies and/or roadblocks Release Planning
  • Maintaining and publishing an organizational release calendar
  • Understanding release pipeline and potential environment dependencies
  • Managing risks and resolving issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality
  • Producing deployment playbooks and implementation plans
  • Evaluating release risk and developing mitigation strategy with partner teams
  • Overseeing governance of deployments in lower environments
  • Partnering with DevOps resources to identify and implement automation opportunities in the deploy process
  • Posting release evaluation and operational improvement identification
  • Weekly release reporting and release note coordination with Product and Core Engineering groups
  • Maintaining a release repository and manage key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
  • Maintaining and reporting release metrics
  • Providing on-call support during the production release process
  • Providing occasional after-hours support to troubleshoot issues or execute deployment of code to production or between various environments
  • Continually working towards making improvements in the release process

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in release management for a Software as a Service (SaaS) product organization, with a minimum of 7 years experience in release management
  • Understanding of ITIL framework or other release frameworks and processes 
  • Experience working with releases that include web and mobile applications, API integrations, identity provider integrations and cloud environments 
  • Familiarity with configuration management processes and tools, service discovery and dependency management platforms such as Consul or Vault, and CI/CD and build platforms such as GitLab and Jenkins
  • Agile SDLC methodology knowledge for SaaS product development
  • Ability to lead technical projects 
  • Experience with release management tools and modern communication mechanisms
  • Ability to develop necessary documentation for external support organizations
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot problems in a methodical fashion
  • Must have excellent organizational and communications skills

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Equity
  • Excellent health, dental and vision benefits
  • Generous vacation and leave policies
  • Flexible working hours
  • Support for remote work during COVID-19
  • Unlimited monthly MetroCard
  • Maternity and paternity leave
  • Advanced certification and training opportunities
  • Roundout - weekly get-togethers hosted by our Founder/CEO
  • Casual dress

Zipari is committed to a diverse workplace and equal opportunity. We understand that the products we build and the work that we do is better and greater when it is inclusive of varied experiences, skills, and perspectives. We encourage everyone whose experience is close to what we are looking for to apply and allow our team to get to know you.

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Technology we use

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Location

Zipari is located in the historic Dumbo neighborhood. Outlined by the beautiful Brooklyn Bridge Park, enjoy lunch outside or under the Brooklyn bridge

What are Zipari Perks + Benefits

Zipari Benefits Overview

- Competitive salary
- Equity
- Excellent health, dental and vision benefits
- Generous vacation and leave policies
- Flexible working hours
- Support for remote work during COVID-19
- Unlimited monthly MetroCard
- Maternity and paternity leave
- Advanced certification and training opportunities
- Roundout - weekly get-togethers hosted by our Founder/CEO
- Casual dress

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Zipari has partnered with Tech Kids Unlimited and the Red Hook Initiative.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Zipari employees can bring their pets occasionally during events such as happy hours or office parties.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
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